Deaths: April 19

by bcampos862 | created - 19 Apr 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Ronit Elkabetz

Actress | Gett

Born in Beershaba in 1964, Ronit was an awkward child who felt she was different from others, but when she became an actress (more or less by chance at the age of 26) with a star role in Daniel Wachsmann's 'Hameyu'ad' ['The Appointed (1990)'], this complex became an asset. This beautiful brunette ...

2. Aaron Hernandez

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Aaron Hernandez was born on November 6, 1989 in Bristol, Connecticut, USA as Aaron Josef Hernandez. He died on April 19, 2017 in Leominster, Massachusetts, USA.

3. Allan Arbus

Actor | M*A*S*H

Allan Arbus was born on February 15, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA as Allan Franklin Arbus. He was an actor, known for M*A*S*H (1972), Coffy (1973) and Working Stiffs (1979). He was married to Mariclare Costello and Diane Nemerov. He died on April 19, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

4. Chet Allen

Actor | Troubleshooters

Chet Allen was born on August 17, 1928 in Chickasha, Oklahoma, USA. He was an art director and actor, known for Troubleshooters (1959), The Delinquents (1957) and P.K. and the Kid (1987). He died on April 19, 2011 in Topanga, California, USA.

5. Daphne Du Maurier

Writer | The Birds

Daphne Du Maurier was one of the most popular English writers of the 20th Century, when middle-brow genre fiction was accorded a higher level of respect in a more broadly literate age. For her services to literature, she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1969, the ...

6. Darrell Eastlake

Self | 1996 Australian Grand Prix

Darrell Eastlake was born on July 13, 1942 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Darrell John Simmonds Eastlake. He was married to Julie. He died on April 19, 2018 in Central Coast, New South Wales.

7. Ed Blaylock

Actor | Shinobi

Ed Blaylock was born on September 6, 1952 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Thomas Edwin Blaylock Jr. He is known for his work on Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005), Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005) and Fullmetal Alchemist (2003). He died on April 19, 2017 in Dallas.

8. Elisabeth Sladen

Actress | Doctor Who

Elisabeth Sladen was born in Liverpool, England. She attended drama school for two years before joining the local repertory theatre in her home town of Liverpool. She met actor Brian Miller during her first production there and they were later married after meeting again in Manchester, three years ...

9. Frankie Howerd

Actor | Up Pompeii

Francis Alick Howerd, who grew up to become popular British comedian Frankie Howerd, was born in 1917 and first set foot on stage at age 4. A Sunday school teacher as a teen, his father, who died in 1934, had been an Army man for most of his life. Not long after Frankie was invited to audition for ...

10. George P. Cosmatos

Director | Rambo: First Blood Part II

George P. Cosmatos was born on January 4, 1941 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Yorgo Pan Cosmatos. He was a director and writer, known for Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Cobra (1986) and Tombstone (1993). He was married to Birgitta Ljungberg. He died on April 19, 2005 in Victoria, British ...

11. Greg Ham

Soundtrack | The Groomsmen

Greg Ham was born on September 27, 1953 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Gregory Norman Ham. He was an actor, known for The Groomsmen (2006), Pandemonium (1987) and Backstage (1988). He died on April 19, 2012 in Melbourne.

12. Hugh Brannum

Soundtrack | Make Room for Daddy

Hugh Brannum was born on January 5, 1910 in Sandwich, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The Danny Thomas Show (1953), The Fred Waring Show (1949) and Captain Kangaroo (1955). He was married to Joan Pilkington. He died on April 19, 1987 in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

13. J.G. Ballard

Writer | High-Rise

J.G. Ballard was born on November 15, 1930 in Shanghai, China as James Graham Ballard. He was a writer and actor, known for High-Rise (2015), Crash (1996) and Empire of the Sun (1987). He was married to Helen Mary Matthews. He died on April 19, 2009 in London, England.

14. Jay Watson

Jay Watson was born on June 12, 1925 in Texas, USA. He died on April 19, 2001 in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

15. Jean-Pierre Cassel

Actor | Murder on the Orient Express

He made his movie debut at the invitation of Gene Kelly, who cast Cassel in the 1956 Paris-filmed seriocomedy The Happy Road (1957). At least, that's what the press releases claimed; actually, the tall, elastic-faced Cassel had been plugging away in films on a minor basis since 1950. Shortly after, ...

16. Konrad Adenauer

Actor | Söndagsbilagan

Konrad Adenauer was born on January 5, 1876 in Cologne, Germany as Conrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer. He was an actor and writer, known for Söndagsbilagan (1960), Konrad Adenauer und seine Zeit (1966) and Deutschland grüßt Kennedy - Vier geschichtliche Tage (1963). He was married to ...

17. Levon Helm

Actor | Shooter

Levon Helm was in the right place at the right time. He saw the birth of rock and roll and, though he was too much of a gentleman to say it, his role in helping to keep that rebellious child healthy was more than just instrumental.

On May 26, 1940, Mark Lavon Helm was the second of four children born...

18. Liam Sullivan

Actor | Star Trek

Liam Sullivan was schooled at Illinois College while having his first fling with the acting profession in regional theater. He then studied drama at Harvard, made his way to New York and first appeared on Broadway in "The Constant Nymph" in 1951. He later returned to the West Coast to perform in an...

19. Lord Byron

Writer | Don Juan DeMarco

Lord Byron seemed destined from birth to tragedy. His father was the handsome but feckless Captain John "Mad Jack" Byron and his mother the Scottish heiress Catherine Gordon, the only child of the Laird of Gight.

Captain Byron abandoned his wife and child leaving Catherine to bring up young Byron on...

20. Margarita Linton

Actress | Vivir un instante

Margarita Linton was an actress, known for Vivir un instante (1951), Chão, amor (1968) and Crisol de hombres (1954). She died on April 18, 2009 in Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

21. Mónica Jouvet

Actress | Nuestro encuentro

Mónica Jouvet was born in 1955 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for Nuestro encuentro (1978), La casa, el teatro y usted (1974) and Yo gané el prode, ¿y usted? (1973). She was married to Pablo Alarcón. She died in 1981 in Buenos Aires.

22. Octavio Paz

Music_department | El rebelde (Romance de antaño)

Octavio Paz was born on March 31, 1914 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was a writer and actor, known for The Rebel (1943), I, the Worst of All (1990) and Sor Juana Inez de la cruz (1988). He was married to Marie Jo Paz and Elena Garro. He died on April 19, 1998 in Mexico City, Mexico.

23. Ovidio Fuentes

Actor | La sociedad conyugal

Ovidio Fuentes was born in Argentina. He was an actor, known for La sociedad conyugal (1983), Si se calla el cantor (1973) and Me enamoré sin darme cuenta (1972). He died on April 18, 1998 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

24. Patricio Aylwin

Actor | No

Patricio Aylwin was a Chilean politician, lawyer, author, professor and former senator. He was the first democratically-elect president of Chile after the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990).

He played himself in Pablo Larrain's movie "No", telling the story of the Chilean referendum of ...

25. Pepe Mediavilla

Actor | Don Quijote de Orson Welles

Pepe Mediavilla was born on May 1, 1940 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as José Fernández Mediavilla. He is known for his work on Don Quixote (1992), Mazinger Z (1972) and Hora once (1968). He died on April 19, 2018 in Spain.

26. Reginald Rose

Writer | 12 Angry Men

Reginald Rose was born on December 10, 1920 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for 12 Angry Men (1957), Studio One in Hollywood (1948) and The Defenders (1961). He was married to Ellen McLaughlin and Barbara E. Langbart. He died on April 19, 2002 in ...

27. Ruth Hussey

Actress | The Philadelphia Story

A graduate of the University of Michigan School of Drama, Ruth Hussey's first show-business job was as a fashion commentator on a local radio station. She journeyed to New York City, where she was signed as a model by the world-famous Powers agency. She obtained some stage roles with touring ...

28. Stuart Colman

Producer | Cliff Richard & The Young Ones: Living Doll

Stuart Colman was born on December 19, 1944 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England as Ian Stuart Colman. He is known for his work on Cliff Richard & The Young Ones: Living Doll (1986), Play for Today (1970) and Blue Suede Shoes (1980). He was married to Annie Shutte and Janet Hyland. He died on April...

29. Sylvina Walger

Self | Causa común

Sylvina Walger was born on January 1, 1941 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as María Sylvina Walger Anastasi. She died on April 19, 2017 in Buenos Aires.

30. Tony Beckley

Actor | The Italian Job

A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, Beckley appeared in BBC-TV's "Romeo and Juliet" and later in "War and Peace" and "Julius Caesar." Prior to his death, he had appeared on stage with Maggie Smith in "Snap" and Elaine Strich in Tennesse Williams' "Small Craft Warnings." ...

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